Saturday, 7 March 2015

Botany Students Hold Week As BOTANISCA 2015 Comes Alive

The students of the Department of Botany, Obafemi Awolowo University under the ages of National Association of Botany Students' (NABOS) are in for it again this year as they roll out schedules for this year’s BOTANISCA week.

BOTANISCA which had its maiden edition last year with a scintillating and educative event held at Oduduwa Hall is now here again.

THEME: Botany, the unmined gold dust

BOTANISCA 2015 has a lot of programmes lined up for the event including an Inter-varsity Debate (featuring UNILAG, KWASU, EKSU, UI, WUSTO, FUNAAB and host OAU), Inter-Class Football League, Public Lecture and Award Ceremony.

Day 1 – Monday, 9th March 2015 – Corporate Day – Department of Botany
Day 2 – Tuesday, 10th March 2015 – Exhibition, Sports & Awareness Day – Department of Botany
Day 3 – Wednesday, 11th March 2015 – Intervarsity Debate Competition – BOOB
Day 4 – Thursday, 12th March 2015 – Public Lecture & Award Ceremony – Oduduwa Hall
Day 5 – Friday, 13th March 2015 – Traditional Day – Department of Botany

Distinguished guests expected at the event include the Deputy Governor of the State of Osun, Chief (Mrs) Titilaoye Tomori, Oba Jimoh Oyetunji Olanipekun (Ataoja of Osogbo), Professor A. O. Isichei (President, BOSON Nigeria), Mr Ola Asherifa Kayode (Asherifa Estate, Ile-Ife) and the hosts; Professor Bamitale Omole (Vice Chancellor, OAU), Professor W. A. Muse (Dean, Faculty of Science), Dr A. M. Makinde (Head of Department, Botany OAU). The guest lecturer is Dr Olusesan Odewale, Director of NIFOR, Benin City.

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